The Southern New Hampshire University Center for Co-operatives and Community Economic Development offers downloadable recordings of their webinars, including
Cooperatives in Periods of Economic Crisis (Download)
What lessons can we learn from how co-operatives have helped people to weather tough times in the past? Paul Hazen will overview the history of how people have used co-ops in recessionary times. He will also discuss how co-ops in the U.S. and abroad are managing during the current economic crisis.
Presenter: Paul Hazen, President, National Cooperative Business Association
Preserving Main Streets through Cooperatives (Download)
Small family owned businesses can and do compete with the big box stores. Howard Brodsky will speak about the shared services cooperative model and how it has enabled thousands of small business owners to successfully compete against the big box stores such as Home Depot and Walmart.
Presenter: Howard Brodsky, Cofounder & co-CEO, CCA Global Partners
[The format is slightly unusual - each downloadable .zip file compresses a PowerPoint slide show and many audio files. The audio is embedded so that it will play when you forward the presentation. Keep all the unzipped files in one folder and it works easily.]